Vulnerability Scanning definition in Cybersecurity

Vulnerability Scanning is the systematic examination of networks, systems, or applications for security weaknesses or vulnerabilities. These scans use specialized software to identify potential security risks, helping organizations to patch vulnerabilities before they can be exploited by attackers.

Open source or Free solutions

  1. OpenVAS
  2. Nmap

Paying solutions

  1. Nessus
  2. Qualys